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Chiefs QB Alex Smith keeps door open on contract talks

  Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a possibility with the start of the regular season just over a week away. Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept. 7, when Kansas City opens...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith named one of five biggest goats from last week

If any preseason game actually “matters,” it’s the ones that transpired this past weekend. They were the dress rehearsals for each team, when they let their starters play most of the first half and sometimes into the second. So it provided the best glimpse yet at who is, and who isn’t, ready to go in 2014. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away. Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Truths: Smith Contract, Allen, Berry & DB’s

Tuesday afternoon is the deadline for the first round of cuts. Rosters must be down to 75 players by 4pm EST. Some moves will be readily clear. The remaining is a chess match played to balance strength, explosion and versatility against depth and injury insurance.OffenseAlex Smith contract demands- Smith is taking a chance. It is looking like more of a risk as the regular season...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith holds steady in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs latest victim of NFL’s absurd crusade against defense

On Sunday night the Kansas City Chiefs visited Charlotte for a preseason matchup with the Carolina Panthers. The Chiefs got off to a hot start, led by several solid drives by Alex Smith, but in the second half Carolina caught up and broke away for a 28-16 win. What did the Chiefs in more than anything was penalties: they were flagged 13 times and lost a total of 131 yards. Head coach...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Chiefs QB Alex Smith’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Projections 2014

QB Alex Smith (Kansas City) Smith was never really on the fantasy football radar as a starter, but the arrow is trending downward for him. He lost arguably his best 3 offensive linemen this off-season and the receiving corps wasn’t fixed. He’ll have a tougher schedule this season and have more injuries around him, after the Chiefs were the healthiest team in the NFL last season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith Not Interested in Dalton-Kaepernick Type Contract

Alex Smith is entering his 10th season in the NFL, so he knows far to well how an NFL contract is not always what it seems. Smith is clamoring for a new deal from the Kansas City Chiefs but told USA Today’s Tom Pelissero on Saturday that he’s not interested in the type of pay-as-you-go contracts recently signed by Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick. Dalton and Kaepernick...
Via Thacover2
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting director told Albert Breer that Alex Smith isn’t a franchise quarterback

One veteran pro scouting director told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that he doesn’t believe Alex Smith is a franchise quarterback. “The reality is, he’s not a franchise quarterback. His perception is, San Francisco won with him, Kansas City won with him. So he may see himself as a franchise quarterback. The timing for him in K.C., he was the right fit, but Andy (Reid) can...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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